We have seen quite a lot of new budget offerings last year and it has been mostly the 18:9 displays. In 2018, almost all brands have adopted the 18:9 displays. There has been a lot of great devices launched this year with good specifications offering value for money. So if you are in the market looking for a new budget smartphone, here is the list of best budget smartphones below Rs 10000 in India.
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1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5:
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 is the latest offering from the company which is also the successor of the popular Redmi Note 4. The Redmi Note 5 comes with 5.99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display and is powered by Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core processor with either 3GB of RAM or 4GB of RAM. The device has 4000mAh battery and runs on Android 7.1 out of the box along with MIUI. The device has 12MP rear camera and 5MP front selfie camera. The device pricing starts at Rs 9999.
2. Xiaomi Redmi 5:
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is the successor of the Redmi 4 which was launched last year. The Redmi 5 packs a lot of upgrades in terms of the specifications and it comes with the latest trend of 18:9 display and is powered by Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor with a choice of either 2GB, 3GB or 4GB of RAM. The device has 3300mAh battery and comes with a 12MP rear camera and 5MP front camera along with 3300mAh battery. The phone has Android 7.1.2 Nougat and has MIUI 9.2.
3. Infinix Hot S3:
Infinix Hot S3 packs a 5.65-inch HD+ resolution display with 18:9 aspect ratio and is powered by Snapdragon 430 Octa-core processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The device also packs a good camera for the price and has a 20MP selfie camera. The device is priced Rs 8,999 and now the company has announced a new Face Unlock feature for this device. The device also comes in new blue color launched recently.
4. Itel S42:
Itel S42 is the latest budget offering from Itel in India. Itel has been a brand which is quite popular in feature phone segment. The phone comes with a 5.6-inch Full view 18:9 display and is powered by Snapdragon 425 Quad-core processor with 3GB of RAM and 16GB storage. Itel S42 packs a 13MP primary camera on the rear and a 13MP front shooter for selfies. Itel S42 runs Android 8.0 and is powered by a 3000mAh and the device is priced Rs 8499.
5. InFocus Vision 3:
InFocus Vision 3 is currently the cheapest smartphone in India with an 18:9 display and it has a 5.7-inch HD+ resolution display and is powered by MediaTek 6737 Quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. It has a dual camera set up with 13MP and 5MP combination and an 8MP front camera. It also packs a 4000mAh battery and Android Nougat out of the box. The phone is priced Rs 6,999 and available on Amazon.